Following reports from some early adopters who complained that their HomePod was leaving visible ring marks on treated wood furniture and other wooden surfaces, Apple is reportedly working to rectify the situation by developing a new material.
A new Bloomberg report, short on facts, claims HomePod sales are low based on limited understanding of supply channel checks and unreliable data from Slice Intelligence which 3 years ago said Apple Watch sales were “collapsing”.
Stop me if you’ve think you’ve already heard this one: Apple is reportedly exploring ways to replace Intel processors in Mac computers with a version of in-house designed silicon technology that already powers its iOS, watchOS and tvOS devices.
Apple will likely outsource production of its new micro-LED display technology to avoid manufacturing snafus and because its secret California facility is reportedly too small for mass-production. The company wants to keep this promising proprietary technology away from its partners as long as possible, the story goes.
Apple’s rumored noise-cancelling over-ear headphones could cannibalize some Beats sales, with a new Bloomberg report saying that Apple has struggled with the design of the upcoming accessory. In addition to noise-canceling capabilities, the company reportedly plans to include similar wireless pairing functionality to its AirPods.